Maghreb and Mashriq States

The Maghreb (Barbary) and Mashriq States also known as North- and West Africa. It is a subregion of the Arab world.

The Maghreb and Mashriq states include the countries of North-East and North-West Africa in the Arab world, which have similarities in terms of both geography and history. Geographically, the Maghreb and Mashriq countries are located directly on the Mediterranean Sea. Therefore, these countries are often pointed out for international reporting and controlling, just like for the EMEA regions, MENEA, FTFA Reporting and Controlling.


Which countries belong to the Maghreb states?

Originally, the countries included Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Western Sahara. Depending on the basis of the definition and the economic or political characteristics, Libya and Mauritania are added.

Maghreb States in Northwest Africa

Maghreb States in Northwest Africa - location and counties

Maghreb States in Northwest Africa

With a population density of about 16.72/km2 and a total area of 6,045,741 km², the number of Maghreb inhabitants is about 105,095,436.


What are the Mashriq (al-Maschriq, Mashrek) states?

The Mashriq (al-Maschriq) states are the counterpart of the Maghreb states, i.e. the states of East Africa including Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.

The country of Egypt occupies a special position because of its geographical location. Since Egypt is located directly on the African continent, the country is one of the Mashrek states.

Mashriq (al-Maschriq, Mashrek) states in Africa

Mashriq (al-Maschriq, Mashrek) states


Coloring Maghreb or Mashrek Maps for PowerPoint?

With the PowerPoint set Middle East, MENA Region or Arab League (LAS States), Persian Gulf, the Maghreb or Mashrek States can be directly colored for PPT presentations and reportings.

Start coloring the Maghreb and / or the Mashriq States by ungrouping the country, shapes and labels in PowerPoint or in the SVG-Map to color or edit the countries. You can use COPY+PASTE to implement the Maghreb or Mashriq States into other Vector Programms (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Visio, Corel Draw …).

If you need a single Country, State or Territory follow the links:

Mashriq  ٱلْمَشْرِق

Maghreb  المغرب‎


Other formats for Maghreb and Mashriq States

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